Cypress has a woody aroma and blends well with other woody oil, mint oils and citrus oils, especially grapefruit.



-       Cypress has a calming and cooling effect on one who is angry or stressed;  Can be used for someone who has suffered a major setback or              tragedy

-       It has a valuable effect on varicose veins and hemorrhoids

-       Its astringent properties help to tighten up gums, muscles and the abdomen since astringency cause contraction.  Can help prevent falling out        of teeth and hair.  

-       Cypress helps in situations of excess fluids such as nosebleeds, heavy menstruation or heavy perspiration

-       It is beneficial for the respiratory tract;  Use in a vaporizer or steam inhalation for asthma, emphysema, or bronchitis. 

-       Inhaling a few drops on a handkerchief can help relieve an asthma attack and a few drops on a saucer at night can be used for prevention.

-       Rub on the chest for a spasmodic cough;  Is also an expectorant

-       Used in a bath or a massage, it can help alleviate symptoms and signs of arthritis, menopause, varicose veins, cellulite and cramps

-       Used in a cold compress it will help stop a nosebleed

-       As an astringent and deodorant, used in a foot bath it will control perspiration

-       Cypress is a diuretic and will increase urination in frequency and quantity

-       It is very good for the liver

-       Wound healing - Can be used as an anti septic on external wounds

-       Cypress is a base note

Cypress was my very first essential oil.  I would use a drop each day as I sat down to meditate to help me focus.  Thank you Cypress!


Note: Should not be used when pregnant.